O'Brien . . . My Long Road Back

● Time Line & Site Overview

“Whaika te Whakapono”

Seek for the Truth  –  Follow the Truth

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●  Chronological sequence of events in my process . . .

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• 30 November 2007:

(i)  Letter to Chief Justice of New Zealand confessing perjury — copies to the Attorney and Solicitor Generals:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/confession/

(ii)  Correspondence with office of the Chief Justice is here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/judiciary/

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24 December 2007:

(i)  Copy of my original confession sent to police administrators:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/

(ii)  The clock commences . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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• 22 January 2008:

Commence correspondence with Ministry of Justice in seeking my targets:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/justice/

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• 17 February 2008:

(i)  Commence an opt-in, subscription newsletter — latest update available on-line here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/updates/

(ii)  Index of newsletters & updates, here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/index/

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• 19 February 2008:

(i)  Interview with Hamish Clark on Campbell Live at TV3 confessing perjury:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/media/

(ii)  Media release from police administrators regarding my confession of perjury:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/2/

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• 23 February 2008:

(i)  Commence building this Web Site:

http://obrien.wordpress.com

(ii)  Prepare a brief overview of New Zealand’s relevant law regarding perjury:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/

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• 12 March 2008:

Gibson Film Group’s 3-part documentary UNDERCOVER goes to air on TVNZ Television One at 8.30 pm and runs for three weeks.  Episode I features this writer and his admissions of perjury:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/media/2/ 

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• 17 March 2008:

Commence an open letter on the NORML forums in seeking my targets:

http://www.norml.org.nz/postt5316.html  {Site is currently unavailable}

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• 18 March 2008:

(i)  The police administration commences its  “independent”  inquiry:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/inquiry/

(ii)  Advisory to this writer from police administrators regarding their inquiry:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/3/ 

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• 7 April 2008:

Information requests to police for  (1)  terms of reference for their “independent”  inquiry
and (2)  the names of my targets:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/info/

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• 10 May 2008:

Post an open letter on Indymedia in seeking my targets:

http://indymedia.org.nz/article/75406/seeking-my-targets

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• 12 May 2008:

Correspondence with the New Zealand Law Society in seeking my targets:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/lawsoc/

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• 12 October 2008:

(i)  A series of newspaper articles regarding these matters commences in the New Zealand Herald:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/media/3/

(ii)  Reportage from Fairfax is here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/media/5/

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• 7  November 2008:

Write and post a “Supplement” to my original confession:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/confession/2/

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• 19 January 2009:

Write and post an “Appendix” to the Supplement of my original confession:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/confession/3/

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• 31 January 2009:

(i)  Commence auto-updates of my whereabouts to the “Newletters & Updates” via link from Twitter:

http://twitter.com/patrick_obrien

(ii)  Updates on my whereabouts are also available on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/obrien.patrick.john

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• 30 July 2009:

The author gives a recorded, evidential interview in Wellington to police and their “independent” investigator:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/interview/

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• 1  October 2009:

(i)  Transcript of evidential interview posted on-line, here:

http://obrien.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/interview.pdf

(ii)  Correspondence with “independent” investigator regarding missing passages from the audio recording and transcript of evidential interview, here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/inquiry/appendix-1/

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• 23 November 2009:

Re-run of the Gibson Film Group’s 3-part documentary UNDERCOVER on Television One at 8.30 pm:

http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/1618648

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• 1 December 2009:

An information request to Commissioner of Police regarding administrators of the undercover programme — and their involvement in his “independent”  inquiry:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/info/4/

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• 18 February 2010:

Create new page for posting newsletters and updates:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/updates/

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• 26 February 2010:

A selection of relevant “notes ‘n quotes”  that have inspired me:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/notes/

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• 6 August 2010:

(i)  Make comment about the police administration’s use of undercover agents in a nationwide entrapment “sting”  against the Switched on Gardener, or SOG, a chain of New Zealand gardening shops:

http://patricksnotes.wordpress.com/operation-lime/

(ii)  An alternative link:

http://www.guerillamedia.co.nz/content/police-lying-advance-drug-war-new-zealand

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• 1 September 2010:

My commentary on “independent” inquiries:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2010/09/01/17/

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• 20 September 2010:

The clock has now been running for 1,000 (+) days . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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18 February 2011:

Today marks three years since the police administration announced its “independent” inquiry and here is my request for a copy of their report:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/info/5/

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• 16 April 2011:

A summary of my Information Requests that have been refused:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/18/

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• 17 April 2011:

World premier of the full length documentary film “Operation-8” in which this writer makes a cameo appearance. Details here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/media/4/

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• 17 June 2011:

Police administration commences a criminal investigation into these matters:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/investigation/

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25 June 2011:

Today’s lead story in the New Zealand Herald:

“INQUIRY INTO COP WHO LIED IN COURT — A criminal investigation is
under way into an undercover police officer’s confession that he lied in
court and wrongfully sent at least 150 people to prison.”

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz-police/news/article.cfm?o_id=131&objectid=10734401

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1 September 2011:

The first day of spring — and the first entry in my new Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com

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• 13 October 2011:

Requiem for a gray-man . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/inquiry/9/

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• 3 November 2011:

Some notes on the USED Group . . .

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/used-group/

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• 24 December 2011:

Four years ago today a copy of my original confession was sent to the Commissioner of Police:

COMMENTARY ~ “Bring on the Clowns”

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2011/12/24/bring-on-the-clowns/

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 1 February 2012:

The clock has now been running for 1,500 (+) days . . .

A commentary on my personal Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2012/02/01/corruption-in-new-zealand-police/

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28 March 2012:

“JOURNEY TO HELL” ~ from a series of About posts on my personal Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/about-7/

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26 April 2012:

“ON THE RUN” ~ another in a series of About posts on my personal Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2012/04/26/about-8/

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• 24 June 2012:

The New Zealand Justice Forum calls for a “Truth Commission” into these matters
and here are some related Links, references and articles in my latest newsletter:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/22/

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• 2 July 2012:

“MY LONG ROAD BACK” ~ another in a series of About posts on my personal Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/about-10/

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• 7 July 2012:

Twelve months ago today I wrote to Detective Inspector Bruce Scott regarding the
“criminal investigation” he is conducting — no response and no acknowledgement:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/investigation/2/

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• 16 August 2012:

New Zealand tabloid picks up my story:

“LYING COP COMES CLEAN — A former cop who claims he lied to get more than 100 court
convictions is prepared to face his demons and go to jail for his deceit.”

http://www.truth.co.nz/lying-cop-comes-clean {Link broken}

http://frankbeuken.wordpress.com/2012/08/17/lying-cop-comes-clean/  {Mirror Site}

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• 20 August 2012:

The clock has now been running 1,700 days . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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• 25 August 2012:

“NEW BEGINNINGS” ~ the final in a series of About posts on my personal Blog:

http://patrickobrien.wordpress.com/2012/08/25/about-11/

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• 5 September 2012:

(i) My letter to the Queen:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/crown/

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(ii) “COVER-UP” ~ my related newsletter and commentary:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2012/09/05/23/

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• 25 September 2012:

“WATCHING THE WATCHERS” ~ my newsletter and commentary on news that our Government
has been caught-out illegally spying on New Zealanders:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2012/09/25/24/

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• 1 October 2012:

“STONED ON DUTY” ~ Peter Williamson’s story, the exploits of an undercover cop, available as
an e-Book in PDF format, here:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/stoned-on-duty/

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• 24 October 2012:

Formal response from Attorney-General regarding my letter to the Queen. He writes:

“I have noted its content, but will take no further action.” 

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/parliament/2/

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• 26 October 2012:

“PINOCCHIO” ~ my commentary on administrators of the undercover programme being
caught out telling lies to the Courts:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/2012/10/26/pinocchio/

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• 5 November 2012:

Guy Fawkes Day — and the first entry in my new Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com

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● 27 November 2012:

The clock has now been running for 1,800 (+) days . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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● 30 November 2012:

Information Request to the Minister of Police asking for copies of five reports
from the police file on these matters:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/info/6/

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● 24 December 2012:

The clock has now been running for five years . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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● 7 January 2013:

My letter of complaint to the Ombudsmen about New Zealand police who have not responded to my
Information Request (November 30) for copies of five reports from their file on these matters:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/ombudsmen/

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● 12 January 2013:

“ON FEAR” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that I’ve
posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/on-fear-3/

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● 17 January 2013:

“FORGIVENESS” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that
I’ve posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/01/17/forgiveness/

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● 5 February 2013:

“COPS TELLING LIES” — my commentary on a New Times editorial that I’ve posted in my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/cops-telling-lies/

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● 18 February 2013:

“ON LOSS” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that
I’ve posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/on-loss/

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● 14 March 2013:

(i) Response from police to my information request for copies of five reports from the file on
their “independent” inquiry and criminal investigation into these matters — request refused:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/info/6/

(ii) And a related commentary in my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/tui-moments/

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● 20 March 2013:

“ON BLAME” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that
I’ve posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/on-blame/

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● 15 April 2013:

Following news the Prime Minister’s department has been illegally spying on New Zealanders,
I write and ask — has the GCSB been spying on me?

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/parliament/3/

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● 13 May 2013:

My letter of complaint to Ombudsman following the police department’s refusal to provide
me with a copy of the final report from their “independent” inquiry:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/ombudsmen/2/

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15 May 2013:

My letter of complaint to the Privacy Commissioner regarding my information request to
the GCSB which will neither confirm nor deny they have been spying on me:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/privacy-commissioner/

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18 May 2013:

“YES, MINISTER” — my open letter to the Minister of Police following her appearance on
national television, telling New Zealanders we could have “absolute” confidence in the
transparency of our police department investigating themselves:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/05/18/yes-minister/

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28 May 2013:

“ON TRUST” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that
I’ve posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/on-trust/

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13 June 2013:

Commence correspondence with the Privacy Commissioner regarding the police department’s
refusal to provide me a copy of the report from their “independent” inquiry:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/privacy-commissioner/2/

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15 June 2013:

The clock has now been running for 2,000 (+) days . . .

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/police/tick-tock/

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1 August 2013:

An update from the Privacy Commissioner regarding my information request to the GCSB
which will neither confirm nor deny they have been spying on me:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/privacy-commissioner-update/

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7 August 2013:

“SECRET INQUIRY” — report from the police department’s “independent” inquiry into my
perjury and evidence tampering will NOT be released — here’s a commentary on my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/secret-inquiry/

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● 1 September 2013:

“SUNDAY SERMON” — commentary by Wellington lawyer, Rosemary Purchas, on the
Government’s cover-up of their “independent” inquiry into my perjury and evidence
tampering, here:

http://patricksnotes.wordpress.com/sunday-sermon/

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● 5 November 2013:

My letter to the Privacy Commissioner requesting a review of their decision to refuse my
information request for a copy of the “independent” report on these matters:

http://obrien.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/privacy-commissioner-8.pdf

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● 7 November 2013:

The Privacy Commissioner refuses to re-open my file:

http://obrien.wordpress.com/legal/privacy-commissioner/2/

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● 1 January 2014:

“SHAHADA” — another in a series of notes and commentaries from My Long Road Back that
I’ve posted to my Blog:

http://disidento.wordpress.com/2013/11/05/shahada/

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“It is not necessary to bury the truth. It is sufficient merely

to delay it until nobody cares.” ~ Napoléon Bonaparte

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